Challenges and Opportunities of Data Sharing in Healthcare in Southwark and Lambeth

Challenges and Opportunities of Data Sharing in Healthcare in Southwark and Lambeth

On Thursday 8th June, Health Foundry partnered with the Local Care Networks (LCN) in Southwark and Lambeth to host an event looking at the opportunities and challenges with data sharing in the local area. We had a packed room of over 50 representatives from the local healthcare system sharing what they were working on and looking for ways to make data sharing a reality.
 

The Future of Pharmacies: leading new models of community-based care

The Future of Pharmacies: leading new models of community-based care

On the 1st June, Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham Local Pharmaceutical Committee and Community First Services Pharmacy Federation hosted an event in collaboration with Health Foundry on the opportunities that pharmacy has to take a lead role in developing innovative new models of community-based care with a range of partners from the digital and voluntary and community sectors.

How to get your digital health startup investment ready

How to get your digital health startup investment ready

Last week, we were thrilled to have Hannah Sheath from ClearlySo here at Health Foundry for a Lunch&Learn session to discuss "How to get your Digital Health Startup Investment Ready". ClearlySo work exclusively with high-impact businesses to help them raise capital and their angel network, Clearly Social Angels, are the UK's leading network of high-net-worth individual investors dedicated to impact investment for businesses that create positive, social and environmental change. ClearlySo have helped over 1,000 high impact enterprises and helped clients raise over £116 million so they know what they are talking about! Hannah was also joined by our very own Startup Manager Sinead Mac Manus who successfully raised a funding round with Clearly Social Angels for her previous startup Fluency.

Taking action to combat health inequalities in Lambeth’s Portuguese community in three hours

Taking action to combat health inequalities in Lambeth’s Portuguese community in three hours

Lambeth is a very diverse community, with an estimated 1 in 6 residents across this Borough speaking Portuguese as their native tongue. The Council has identified that the Portuguese speaking community is at risk of health and social inequalities, leading to poorer health outcomes for this group. Health Foundry in partnership with consultancy Unboxed hosted an open conversation bringing together stakeholders from the community, the health sector and public bodies to hack ideas for improving the health and wellbeing of this population.

This is a guest post by Graeme McCubbin from digital design agency Unboxed.